By: Aeschylus; Alan H. Sommerstein (Ed. )
Price: $65.00 USD
Cambridge University Press: 1989
Seller ID: 29931
Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Scholar's bookplate to inner cover (G. P. Goold). Foxing/dustsoiling to top of textblock. Minor edgewear to DJ. ; Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics; 324 pages; Sommerstein presents a freshly constituted text, with introduction and commentary, of Eumenides, the climactic play of the only surviving complete Greek tragic trilogy, the Oresteia of Aeschylus. Of all Athenian tragic dramas, Eumenides is most consciously designed to be relevant to the situation of the Athenian state at the time of its performance (458 B.C.) and seems to have contained daring innovations both in technique and in ideas... View More...